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The Corbel Blog

Keeping your business up to date with the latest IT advancements and news

Microsoft opens first UK cloud-based data centres

Microsoft opens its first cloud service data centres in the UK

Microsoft has announced that its first UK data centres dedicated to its cloud computing services are now open. The facilities, originally announced in November 2015, are situated in London, Durham and Cardiff. The opening of these data centres allows Microsoft to offer localised Azure and Office 365 services to UK businesses and government bodies whilst ...

Introducing Corbel’s new Marketing Manager, Richard Styles

Corbel are excited to announce that Richard Styles has taken on the role of Marketing Manager. We’re eager to tap into the knowledge and experience that Richard brings with him, which will be of great benefit to both the company and our clients. Richard brings over 20 years of marketing, design and IT experience to ...

Are you prepared for Ransomware?

Ransomware is often featured in the headlines these days and is currently a popular tool in the hacker’s toolbox. Typically ransomware infects a user’s machine and informs a user that their system has been infected. The user is told that the system is being held to ransom and if they don’t pay the ransom demand ...

Is your business connectivity futureproof?

The requirements we place on our data connectivity have increased dramatically over the past ten years. Gone are the days of dial-up connections, broadband ADSL is now the baseline with fibre connections becoming increasingly popular as we need faster and more capable connections. Widespread commercialism of the Internet has meant that as well as sending ...

The evolution of data backup solutions

Data loss is a terrible concern for all of us in these technological times, just from a personal perspective – whether it’s copies of letters written, photos of the children or family dog, digital recording of TV programmes or our ever-growing music libraries. Put this into a commercial context and there’s a much, much larger ...

The Workplace Recovery conundrum – could you function in the event of a disaster or disruption?

What comes to mind when you think about “Workplace Recovery”? Does your mind conjure up images of some “end of the world”-level event, a “Walking Dead”-style zombie apocalypse or even an alien invasion perhaps? Workplace Recovery basically encompasses planning and preparation to ensure that an organisation which cannot continue to operate in its native premises ...

the future of telephony

What’s New in Telephony… … and what does this Mean to YOUR Business?

Corbel, part of the Getech group of businesses (BT Partner or the Year for 2013 and 2015) invite you to an invitation only breakfast event, discussing what’s new in telephony, how the landscape is changing and what it means to YOU and your business. Attend Our Breakfast Event by Clicking Here Specialists from BT One ...

HP in Higher Education

By the time students enter the voluntary stages of their education, it is hoped that many of them have some kind of burgeoning career plan, or at least an emerging idea or two. Looking back on ‘old school’ college days the notion of a hand-held computer with messaging, a camera, GPS, Scrabble and an ‘Internet ...

Suffolk tennis prodigy receives Suffolk SportsAid grant from British sporting legend

Aspiring tennis star Justice Hall from Ipswich, has become the latest young athlete from the county to be recognised by Suffolk SportsAid. Hall, who is a member of the Great Britain 12 and under squad, secured a 3rd place finish at the national finals last year. Training for 15 hours a week, she is described ...

An Eventful Business Continuity Forum

At the end of February, Corbel hosted the Business Continuity Forum at their head office in Ipswich. Attended by 21 local businesses, Andrew Woodley from the Mediterranean Shipping Company, Karen Rogers from Corbel and Phil Dibbin from Willis, touched on some important points businesses need to consider, to safeguard their and their employees livelihoods in ...